Specimen Information

Xiphophorus hellerii
Xiphophorus hellerii
(Green Swordtail)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165046
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Specieshellerii
Common NameGreen Swordtail
StateHI
CountyKauai
Localityisland of Molokai
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMolokai
HUC8 Number20050000
HUC10 Number2005000004
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsIntroduced in 1922 to freshwater streams on Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai. Established in high-elevation reservoirs of Oahu and Kauai.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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